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La Rêve Festival Descends On Dreamy Outdoor Thuishaven

This Saturday, 5 August, Amsterdam’s dreamy outdoor location Thuishaven plays host to La Rêve Festival. What started four years ago with a tight knit group of local artists and big dreamers sharing a love of House Music, has since hosted multiple Dagdromen Festival editions, featuring artists like Stephan Bodzin, Dominik Eulberg, Gabriel Ananda, Patrice Baumel, Tsepo, Miss Melera and many others. This year Dagdromen turns into La Rêve Festival and renews its focus on their own talents with a few melodic headliners thrown in for good measure. So, as an alternative to a big local weekend that features PRIDE and ... Read more

Premiere: Karl Friedrich – Phoenix (Marco Resmann Remix)

Marco Resmann rework of “Phoenix” is a more rugged and high hat-focused reread of the original, which saw Karl Friedrich rise from the ashes to deliver his latest EP on hometown hero Monkey Safari’s, Hommage. Karl’s ‘Phoenix’ EP showcases two original tracks and includes three remixes from the aforementioned Marco Resmann, along with Fabio Giannelli, and the Monkey Safari brothers themselves, as it maneuvers delicately through the spaces between the deep, soulful and celestial. “Phoenix” is available 24 March on Hommage Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/premiere-karl-friedrich-phoenix-marco-resmann-remix” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] Featured Image: Marc Waldow

The Social Festival Releases Third Line Up Release

The third instalment of The Social Festival’s lineup has landed. Reading like a who’s who of A-listers, The Social have revealed a bill including Andrew Weatherall, Bicep, Carl Cox, Guy Gerber, Hot Since 82, Joseph Capriati, Laurent Garnier, Nic Fanciulli, Paranoid London and Sasha & John Digweed, and their third phase is no different. Social’s returning favourites George Fitzgerald, Mark Fanciulli, Patrick Topping, Richy Ahmed and Tom Trago will return to Maidstone again on the first day, while Solomun goes b2b with his Diynamic label compadres Adriatique on the main stage. Friday sees the welcome addition of Berlin’s Paul Kalkbrenner alongside headliners Sasha ... Read more

Premiere: Monkey Safari – On (Original Mix)

After the (2015) launch of their new label ‘Hommage’, Monkey Safari gears up to take the dance scene by storm with the release of their new EP ‘On’. Hailing from Halle, Germany, are the blood brothers Lars and Sven. They began their quest as Monkey Safari in 2008, launching a musical collaboration, along with their What! What! Records imprint. From then on, Lars began curating antidotes for his hip-hop obsessions, while Sven further dove into his tastes for UK big beat. Determined to find a common ground for their influences, they ended up creating a youth-powered party known as Electric ... Read more

Full Premiere: Monkey Safari – Walls (Original Mix)

Brothers Lars and Sven’s un-paralleled approach to the creation of music has rightfully placed them at the forefront of the world’s up-and-coming electronic music artists. Commonly known as Monkey Safari, the brothers have conquered all that’s stood before them, climbing to the highest heights and injecting a magnificent dosage of uplifting vibes to the globes darkest dance floors. Now, Monkey Safari proudly announce their latest release titled ‘Walls’ through their own label, Hommage. Capturing, elevating, and fusing the abundance of diverse sounds that Monkey Safari have become so rightfully championed with, ‘Walls’ is highlighted by intricately crafted percussion and a ... Read more

All Artists & Stages Announced For Pleinvrees Heroes Festival

After selling out their debut edition last year, Pleinvrees Heroes returns to the Amsterdam sporting green space Riekerhaven on Saturday, September 5th. The second edition promises a new musical endeavour filled with old heroes and new ones, spanning six unique stages, each with its own musical curation. The LIVE stage will exclusively hold live performances, from acts such as N’to, Worakls, Oliver Schories, Einmusik. A lot of musical surprises to be expected by the hardware-wielding artists featured here. Continue at the Andhim Superfriends stage, where the ever-jovial German duo have invited high-flying friends Guy Gerber, Oliver Koletzki b2b Niko Schwind ... Read more

Andhim Video Announcement Of Their Pleinvrees Heroes Stage (#001)

That German duo andhim have a somewhat unconventional way of themselves to the outside world is no secret. Just check out the interview they did with us some time ago, or the familiar, slightly homoerotic video of them sharing a tub. To introduce their Superfriends stage at Pleinvrees Heroes Festival on September 5, the joyful twosome have come up with a new series of short videos, in proper andhim fashion of course. Check out the first one below. http://www.deephouseamsterdam.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/andhim.mp4 Worakls (live) | Marek Hemmann (live) | Guy Gerber | Andhim | Oliver Koletzki & Niko Schwind (live) | Joris Delacroix | Alle Farben | Monkey Safari | Oliver Schories ... Read more

Announcing, The 2015 Pleinvrees Heroes…

After an insane (and sold out) inaugural event last year, Pleinvrees returns to the Amsterdam sporting green space Riekerhaven on Saturday, September 5th, for a festival experience containing much more than just music. Expect familiar names, but also many new heroes, and also featuring an absurdist Andhim-stage, the pub, and a new cabinet of curiosities. Pleinvrees is like a family and the Heroes festival is the day all its members get a podium to showcase themselves. As you can see, familiar faces like Marek Hemmann, Oliver Koletzki, Worakls and Guy Gerber, to Alle Farben, Konstantin Sibold, Dekmantel Soundsystem, Tsepo, Marcus Worgull and Illesnoise make ... Read more

Top 10 Releases In January

It’s time to start wrapping up the first month of 2015. The start to this year has been very promising, with so many good EP’s and albums coming out. Keeping the list to just 10 releases was once again a very hard task. This is our run-down of the top 10 releases of January.  #10 Seba Lecompte – Love Connection EP  | What Happens | January 12 | Kicking off this month’s list we have the Belgian producer Seba Lecompte. His Love Connection EP is a solid release, with the title track as our favorite. The track has a punchy and warm kick, just the way ... Read more

Pleinvrees Straf_Werk ADE Special Podcast #001 By Oliver Schories

On the 16th of October during ADE, Pleinvrees & Straf_Werk will join forces for a unique getaway. De Overkant, which is an old ship-manufacturing hall will, will then open its doors for the first time as its new destination: a clubber’s paradise.  Whether it’s behind the turntables or in the Studio, Oliver likes versatile, techno infused tracks with room for deep elements as well as pure dancefloor work. His style is warm and subtle but at the same time very energetic. With releases on „Ostwind Records“, „Parquet Recordings“ and „Musik gewinnt Freunde“ Hamburg-based Oliver Schories finally found his home in 2010 after ... Read more

Buiten Westen Podcast #003 by Monkey Safari

The summer in Amsterdam will again be sprawling with festivals. A steady name in the season is Buiten Westen, which promises to be another fine get together of thrill seekers, hot artists, festival cuisine and carnivalesque attractions. One of the musical highlights that day will be Monkey Safari, the colourful duo from Halle that the world can’t seem to get enough of.  Hailing from Halle, the Monkey Safari gents are known as true nightlife addicts and lovers of club culture. As owners of the legendary Charles Bronson club and purveyors of labels like What!What! Records (since 2008) & Mambo (since ... Read more